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Internship Opportunities

Intern

Position
Section / Location
Application Deadline

Intern - Protocol (190697)

JO Number: 190697

UN Resident Coordinators Office (RCO)
Beijing, China
Application Deadline: 26 September 2022
Transport Connectivity and Logistics Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 27 September 2022
UN Resident Coordinators Office (RCO)
Beijing, China
Application Deadline: 07 October 2022
Programme Planning and Budget Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 15 October 2022
Space Applications Section, ICT and Disaster Risk Reduction Division
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 24 October 2022

Intern - Recruitment (180073)

JO Number: 180073

Staffing Diversity and Outreach Unit, Human Resources Management Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 24 October 2022
Environment and Development Policy Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 07 November 2022
Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization
Beijing, China
Application Deadline: 17 November 2022
Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization
Beijing, China
Application Deadline: 17 November 2022
Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Division
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 27 November 2022
Commercial and General Services Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 20 December 2022
Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia
Incheon, Republic of Korea
Application Deadline: 22 December 2022
Trade, Investment and Innovation Division
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 29 December 2022
The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development
Incheon City, Republic of Korea
Application Deadline: 30 December 2022
Subregional Office for South and South-West Asia
New Delhi, India
Application Deadline: 30 December 2022
Energy Division
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 01 January 2023
Investment and Enterprise Development Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 05 January 2023
ESCAP East and North-East Asia (ENEA) Office
Incheon City, Republic of Korea
Application Deadline: 11 January 2023
ESCAP East and North-East Asia (ENEA) Office
Incheon City, Republic of Korea
Application Deadline: 11 January 2023
ESCAP East and North-East Asia (ENEA) Office
Incheon City, Republic of Korea
Application Deadline: 11 January 2023
ESCAP East and North-East Asia (ENEA) Office
Incheon City, Republic of Korea
Application Deadline: 11 January 2023

INTERN - Architect/Engineer

JO Number: 185632

Seismic Mitigation Project (SMP) Project Management Office
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 23 January 2023
Trade Policy and Facilitation Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 26 January 2023
Disaster Risk Reduction Section (DRS), Thailand
Application Deadline: 18 February 2023
Sustainable Urban Development Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 27 February 2023
Investment and Enterprise Development Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 27 February 2023
United Nations ESCAP Library
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 28 February 2023
Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Division
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 28 February 2023
Sustainable Socioeconomic Transformation Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 08 March 2023
Sustainable Socioeconomic Transformation Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 08 March 2023
Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 08 March 2023
Sustainable Demographic Transition Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 08 March 2023
Technology and Innovation Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 10 March 2023

Internship Programme

ESCAP provides opportunities for students enrolled in graduate school/PhD programme, students enrolled in the final year of a first university degree, students having graduated with a university degree less than one year ago to undertake an internship with one of its diverse range of divisions and agencies, most of which are located at its Bangkok headquarters.

The programme aims to expose the intern to the day-to-day work and special missions of ESCAP, promote a better understanding of international problems, and to introduce the intern to the unique and multinational work environment of the UN organization.

The programme will enhance the intern's educational experience through practical work and/or research, along with providing the host division at ESCAP with able assistance in various specialized professional fields.

How to Apply

Interested graduate students who meet the Eligibility Criteria should submit their application through an online system: Careers portal, after reading the Job Openings of the Internship Programme. Please note the varied deadlines for submitting applications as indicated in each internship announcement, which is generally one and a half months prior to the start of the Programme

Eligibility and Conditions

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants to the United Nations internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  1. be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  2. be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
  3. have graduated with a university degree (first university degree, or second university degree or equivalent, or higher) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation.

Conditions

  • The internship should not exceed six months, with a minimum period of two months.
  • The intern will not be paid by the United Nations and, will not be considered a staff member, hence, he/she will not be entitled to the privileges and immunities accorded to staff members of the United Nations.
  • All expenses connected with the internship, such as travel costs, travel arrangements, living accommodation, are the responsibility of the intern or the sponsoring institution.
  • The intern is responsible for obtaining any necessary visas.
  • The United Nations will not accept any responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during an internship and the intern, therefore, should have a health insurance coverage.
  • There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship and the intern is not entitled to apply for a regular position at the Professional or higher level with the United Nations during the period of the internship and for six months immediately following the expiration date thereof.
  • The intern undertakes to conduct himself/herself at all times in a manner compatible with his/her responsibilities as a participant in a United Nations internship programme.
  • The intern must keep confidential any and all unpublished information made known during the course of the internship and not publish any reports or paper on the basis of information obtained except with the authorization of the United Nations
  • The intern will provide written notice in case of illness or other unavoidable circumstances which might prevent him/her from fulfilling the internship.